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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
GENERAL EDUCATION BREADTH PATTERN

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Los Angeles City College

2016 - 2017

To verify historical and most current GE course approvals visit: www.assist.org or click on the pdf shown above.

AREA A: ENGLISH LANGUAGE COMMUNICATION AND CRITICAL THINKING

9 semester units required with at least one course each from A1, A2 and A3. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C-" or better.
9 units minimum

A-1: Oral Communication

COMM 101, 102, 121.

A-2: Written Communication

ENGLISH 101.

A-3: Critical Thinking

COMM 104; ENGLISH 102, 103; PHILOS 5, 6, 8, 9; PSYCH 66.

AREA B: SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY AND QUANTITATIVE REASONING

9 semester units required with at least one course each from Physical Science, Life Science and Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning. One Physical or Life Science course must include a laboratory experience (underlined). Courses in area B-4 must be completed with a grade of "C-" or better.
9 units minimum

B-1: Physical Science

ASTRON 1, 5, 11; CHEM 60, 101, 102, 211, 212, 221; EARTH 1; ELECTRN 101; GEOG 1+15; GEOLOGY 1, 2, 6; OCEANO 1; PHYSICS 6, 11, 12+14, 21, 22, 101, 102, 103.

B-2: Life Science

ANATOMY 1; ANTHRO 101, 111; BIOLOGY 3, 6, 7, 25; MICRO 1, 20; PHYSIOL 1; PSYCH 2.

B-3: Laboratory Activity

Students must select at least one laboratory experience (see underlined courses in areas B-1 and B-2).

B-4: Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning

MATH 215, 227, 230, 236, 240, 245, 260, 261, 262, 263, 270, 272, 275.

AREA C: ARTS AND HUMANITIES

9 semester units required with at least one course each in Arts and Humanities.
9 units minimum

C-1: Arts (Art, Cinema, Dance, Music, Theatre)

AFRO AM 60; ART 201, 209, 501; ARTHIST 103, 110, 120, 130, 139, 140, 151, 171; CINEMA 3, 4; DANCEST 805; MUSIC 101, 111, 121, 122, 135, 200; PHOTO 10, 17, 34; THEATER 100, 110, 338, 400.

C-2: Humanities (Literature, Philosophy, Languages Other than English)

AFRO AM 20; ARABIC 1, 2; ARMEN 1, 2; ASL 1, 2, 3; CHICANO 44; CHINESE 1, 2, 3, 4, 10; CINEMA 18; COMM 130; ENGLISH 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 211, 212, 214, 215, 216, 218, 219, 239, 240, 252, 255, 270; FRENCH 1, 2, 3, 4, 10; HISTORY 3, 4, 7, 86, 87; HUMAN 6, 8, 30, 31, 61; ITALIAN 1, 2; JAPAN 1, 2, 3, 4, 9; KOREAN 1, 2, 3, 4, 10; LING 1; PHILOS 1, 14, 20, 30, 32, 40; POLSCI 5; RUSSIAN 1, 2, 3, 4, 10; SPANISH 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 35, 36.

AREA D: SOCIAL SCIENCES

9 semester units required with courses in at least 2 disciplines. Students are expected to complete the American Institutions requirement in this section (courses identified in the American Institution section).
9 units minimum

D-1: Anthropology and Archaeology

ANTHRO 102, 103, 121, 151.

D-2: Economics

CO SCI 103; ECON 1, 2.

D-3: Ethnic Studies

HISTORY 73; SOC 11.

D-4: Gender Studies

POLSCI 19.

D-5: Geography

GEOG 2.

D-6: History

AFRO AM 4, 5; CHICANO 7, 8; HISTORY 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 11, 12, 13, 59, 73, 81, 82, 86, 87.

D-7: Interdisciplinary Social or Behavioral Science

CH DEV 11, 42; COMM 121, 122; JOURNAL 105.

D-8: Political Science, Government and Legal Institutions

AFRO AM 7; BUS 1; LAW 3, 7; POL SCI 1, 2, 7, 14, 19.

D-9: Psychology

CH DEV 1; LING 3, PSYCH 1, 13, 74.

D-0: Sociology and Criminology

SOC 1, 2, 32; LING 2.

AREA E: LIFELONG UNDERSTANDING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT

3 semester units required, not all courses can be in physical activity.
3 units minimum
CH DEV 1; COUNSEL 40; FAM & CS 21, 31 (Same as SOC 12); HEALTH 2, 8, 11; PSYCH 41, 43, 60; SOC 12; DANCEST 301; DANCETQ 101, 111, 121, 141, 241.

AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS (US-1-2-3)

CSU US History, Constitution, and American Ideals Courses

Students satisfy this CSU graduation requirement through coursework in three areas:
US 1: Historical Development of American Institutions and ideals.
US 2: United States Constitution and government.
US 3: California state and local government.
Select a combination of courses that fulfill the requirements for US 1, 2, and 3.
To verify historical and most current American Institutions course approvals visit: www.assist.org
AFRO AM 4 - US 1
AFRO AM 5 - US 1
AFRO AM 7 - US 2 & US 3
CHICANO 8 - US 1
HISTORY 11 - US 1
HISTORY 12 - US 1
HISTORY 13 - US 1
HISTORY 81 - US 1
HISTORY 82 - US 1
POL SCI 1 - US 2 & US 3